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Music: A requiem for youth never sounded so good. Comment

From fried chicken to pho

Dining: Southern cooking isn’t too far off from Southeast Asian. Comments (1)
Nightlife: Get drunk, grab a controller, and get rowdy. Comments (10)

Zeroes in a half shell

Park Slope: It was the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot that was so laugh-out-loud terrible — even Michael Bay wouldn’t make a movie out of it. Comment

Listen, Carmine just went to the best party ever

Sunday Screech: The Screecher enjoys a rager. Comments (11)

Reader: Bike paths aren’t a new plan for Verrazano Bridge

Letters: It may not be good idea, but this reader says the plan to put a pedestrian and bicycle path across the Narrows has been around for ages. Comment

It’s party time, and Carmine is there!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher once again stuffs his face for free. Comment

A museum on the water

Art: An uncanny figurine of a mutant fish-man rests next to a cool stone sculpture of a polar bear. Comment

New York’s laundry list of dirty politicians grows longer by the day

A Britisher’s View: Rogue lawmakers need tougher laws to stem their dirty dealings — and longer prison terms – writes our columnist. Comment
Bar Scrawl: The Brooklyn Paper’s drinking illustrator analyzes North Brooklyn’s new beer mecca. Comments (17)

Toros! Toros! Toros!

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: The Brooklyn food mantra is local, but the latest and greatest in Williamsburg shows another angle on the culinary culture of the borough: imports. Comments (2)

Dragging ’60s

Nightlife: A queen is taking the stage. Comment

Bazaar fight

Carroll Gardens: Some Carroll Gardeners are itching to shake off Brooklyn’s latest flea before it starts keeping them up all night long. Comments (17)

Council candidate runs against Vito — who isn’t in the race yet

Politics: Council hopeful Antonio Reynoso has a clear path to City Hall, so long as the formidable foe he is currently shadowboxing — embattled assemblyman and rumored candidate Vito Lopez — doesn’t step foot in the ring. Comments (5)

Battle of the bathroom

Brighton Beach: Condo owners paying top dollar for a magnificent view of the sea are about to swap their ocean vista — for a bathroom. Comment

The Nets can win — if the team reads these columns very closely

Smaller ballers must play big

Front Court: I spent the season quietly observing my counterpart’s analysis of the Nets’ struggling back court, but with the playoffs looming, this big man can be quiet no more. Here is what all the little people must do to help Brooklyn win when it counts. Comment

Our little guy’s playoff wishlist

Back Court: The Great Brooklyn Nets Front Court Experiment of 2013 has ended more or less where it started. Comment

Get your free grilled cheese sandwich!

Dining: It’s the best thing since sliced bread! Comment

Money race: Oberman outraises rivals in Council contest

Brighton Beach: It may be a crowded race to replace Michael Nelson (D–Midwood) on the City Council, but it’s lonely at the top of the money pile. Comment

Brighton seniors upset only local grocery shuttered since Sandy

Brighton Beach: Brighton Beachers have been waiting since Hurricane Sandy for Key Food to finally reopen — but the store’s staff say it will be at least another month before the neighborhood will have a local grocery again. Comment
Digital editions: Week after week we assemble the best community newspaper on the planet and give it away to you, the people, because we believe in a well-informed citizenry. In fact, we believe so much in freedom of the press and free speech that we hand out our print product for — you guessed it — free. By the power vested in us by the first ammendment, we will use this space to issue the following proclamation: keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Teaching the lesson of Big Sur

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie tells Oscar to take a hike. Comment

500 Hours of pure giving!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster celebrates 500 hours of service. Comment

Mayor’s Cup hoops games will only grow in importance

Joe Knows: Joe knows the Mayor’s Cup basketball all-star game, which pits the best from the city’s public schools against the best for its Catholic schools, will be slam dunk. Comment

Last chance to register for FEMA aid

Extension denied. After several postponements, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has now set a hard, April 13 deadline to register for federal Sandy assistance Comment

Herbal remedy: Savino’s joint medical marijuana bill designed to be passed

Marijuana may hurt short-term memory, but a keen awareness of recent history could help a Brooklyn lawmaker finally get a medical marijuana law passed in Albany. Comments (9)
Gowanus: Everyone is a winner at this boat race — so long as you don’t get wet. Comments (23)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: It will soon be a dog’s life on the banks of the East River thanks to 729 ballot-casting Brooklynites. Comments (4)

New deli and bagel shop to replace classic salumeria

Bay Ridge: Cangiano’s may be gone, but a little Italian flavor will soon return to the legendary salumeria chain’s last location at the corner of Ovington and Third avenues in Bay Ridge. Comment
Ice to meet you, Brooklyn! Comments (4)

There has not got to be a morning after!

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist takes on a judges ruling that allows “Plan B,” a controversial morning-after contraception pill, to be distributed to 16 year olds. Comment

Miller Time: Berkeley Carroll ace blanks Poly Prep in win

High School Sports: Berkeley Carroll’s players knew that if they were going to defeat baseball power Poly Prep they were going to need a dominant effort from ace Ian Miller. They got that and more. Comment

Trapani strikes out 17 to lift Bonnies over Christ the King

High School Sports: Watching your pitcher strike out 17 batters would be a jaw-dropper for most ball players. But for teammates of Fontbonne Hall ace Nicolette Trapani, it’s just business as usual. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: A group of Red Hookers have made it crystal clear that they don’t want the federal government to store the sludge dredged from the toxic Gowanus Canal on their waterfront. Comments (15)
Marine Park: The bathrooms at Marine Park’s $16.5 million Carmine Carro Community Center were closed this weekend — the first in which residents could actually enjoy the greenspace. Comment

Ch-ch-ch-changes: Bowie is new president of Heights Association

Brooklyn Heights: She’s under pressure. Comments (9)
High School Sports: All-Brooklyn Player of the Year: Isaiah Whitehead, Abraham Lincoln Comment

Tate, Brooklyn stars shine bright at Mayor’s Cup hoops games

High School Sports: Bishop Loughlin’s Imani Tate may have had a hard time finding the Baruch College gym on Friday night, but her shots certainly had no problem finding the bottom of the net after she arrived in time for the second quarter of the Mayor’s Cup game. Comment

Lou remembers Coney Island, the way it was

Speak Out: This week, America’s columnist recalls the way things could have been — and were. Comment

Gunman: I’m sorry … I didn’t kill you

Crime: An attempted murderer has one big regret — he didn’t finish the job, according to investigators. Comment

Royal flush! School’s foul bathrooms to be fixed thanks to democracy

Politics: The dilapidated bathrooms at a Carroll Gardens elementary school will get their first renovation since the Eisenhower administration thanks to an initiative by a local legislator that democratizes the Council budgeting process. Comments (5)

Torah rescue

Midwood: The synagogue is in cinders, but the Torah was saved. Comment
Bay Ridge: These Ridge residents want state Sen. Marty Golden to smile for the cameras. Comments (49)

Crystal here: Swarovski heads to Fulton Mall

Changing Brooklyn: Downtown will really shimmer once the crystal sellers at Swarovski open their new boutique on the Fulton Mall this month. Comment
Williamsburg: You can raise money looking in the couch cushions, or you can raise money selling the couch — cushions and all — just like one of Williamsburg’s most prominent not-for-profit corporations. Comments (2)

Stan once again cleans out his pockets

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Gershbein tells it how he sees it. Comment

86th Street arsonist headed for the cooler

Bensonhurst: The Bensonhurst firestarter will be cooling his heels in a prison cell for a long time Comment

Big Democratic donor to join heated council race

Coney Island: Democratic leaders say Louis Jerome, scion of a family of Manhattan real estate owners and Democratic Party donors, is about to jump into the race to replace term-limited City Councilman Domenic Recchia. Comment

Battle of Brooklyn

Bay Ridge: A Democratic mayoral candidates forum in Brooklyn became a domestic dispute between two hizzoner hopefuls from the borough. Comment

Ruiz powers Telecom past rival Grand Street

High School Sports: Austin Ruiz’s importance to the Telecommunication lineup went up dramatically with star Josh Palacios out at least two weeks with a sprained ankle. The sophomore first baseman didn’t wait long to have an impact. Comment

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